Make your community walkable and bike-friendly

Washington County (Ore.) Engineer Gary Stockhoff describes the easiest road improvements jurisdictions can implement to make pedestrians’ and cyclists’ lives easier. At his presentation at APWA Congress in Chicago with colleague Shelly Oylear, attendees learned about Washington County’s efforts to improve its bicycle and pedestrian system by adopting a midblock crossing policy and a comprehensive bicycle design toolkit. To learn more, visit here. To download the toolkit, click here.
http://www.apwa.net/library/meetings/congress/8050.pdf

Session
Pedestrian and Bicycle Design in Suburban/Rural Communities
Aug. 27, 4-4:50 am
Shelly O. Oylear, Bicycle and Pedestrian Coordinator, Washington County, Hillsboro, Ore.
Gary Stockhoff, PE, County Engineer, Washington County, Hillsboro, Ore.